|Hans Rosling's new insights on poverty - TED.com|
Researcher Hans Rosling uses his cool data tools to show how countries are pulling themselves out of poverty. He demos Dollar Street, comparing households of varying income levels worldwide. Then he does something really amazing.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2007; TED; Talks; Africa; Asia; Google; development; economics; global issues; health; statistics; visualizations; 2007
|Sergey Brin and Larry Page on Google - TED.com|
Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin offer a peek inside the Google machine, sharing tidbits about international search patterns, the philanthropic Google Foundation, and the company's dedication to innovation and employee happiness.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2004; TED; Talks; Google; business; collaboration; culture; design; technology; web; 2004
|Yochai Benkler on the new open-source economics - TED.com|
Yochai Benkler explains how collaborative projects like Wikipedia and Linux represent the next stage of human organization.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TEDGlobal 2005; TED; Talks; Google; business; collaboration; economics; law; social change; technology; wikipedia; 2005
|Alisa Miller shares the news about the news - TED.com|
Alisa Miller, head of Public Radio International, talks about why -- though we want to know more about the world than ever -- the US media is actually showing less. Eye-opening stats and graphs.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; Google; business; economics; entertainment; global issues; media; news; short talk; TED2008; 2008
|What we learned from 5 million books - TED.com|
Have you played with Google Labs' Ngram Viewer? It's an addicting tool that lets you search for words and ideas in a database of 5 million books from across centuries. Erez Lieberman Aiden and Jean-Baptiste Michel show us how it works, and a few of the surprising things we can learn from 500 billion words.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TEDxBoston 2011; TED; Talks; Google; data; design; library; technology; visualizations; writing; 2011
|Larry Brilliant wants to stop pandemics - TED.com|
Accepting the 2006 TED Prize, Dr. Larry Brilliant talks about how smallpox was eradicated from the planet, and calls for a new global system that can identify and contain pandemics before they spread.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2006; TED; Talks; Google; TED Prize; collaboration; disease; epidemiology; global issues; health; science; technology; 2006
|Hans Rosling shows the best stats you've ever seen - TED.com|
You've never seen data presented like this. With the drama and urgency of a sportscaster, statistics guru Hans Rosling debunks myths about the so-called "developing world."
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; Africa; Asia; Google; demo; development; economics; global issues; health; statistics; visualizations; TED2006; 2006